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Earl Showerman: How I Became an Oxfordian

Earl Showerman

The first requirement of becoming an Oxfordian is learning to love Shakespeare, both in production and on the page. I became possessed of Shakespeare’s magic by serendipity when I moved to Ashland, home of the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival. My ...

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The Shakespeare Authorship Question Comes to GableStage


Tom Regnier gave his presentation, “Did Shakespeare Really Write Shakespeare? Or Did Someone Else?” on April 11, 2016 in Coral Gables, Florida at the GableStage theatre. A video of the event is now available on the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship YouTube Channel: ...

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Brief Chronicles Publishes Special First Folio Edition

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In response to the many activities marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakspere of Stratford, and particularly in response to the Folger Shakespeare Library’s decision to exhibit copies of the First Folio in every state in the ...

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Report on Toronto Anti-Stratfordians’ Rebuttal to the 400th Anniversary

Keir Cutler and Diana Price

A two-hour look into William Shakespeare’s “unorthodox” biography took place at the Canadian Stage Company’s Berkeley Street Theatre on April 24th from 4 to 6 p.m. The event, produced by Professor Don Rubin and sponsored by the Shakespeare Authorship Coalition ...

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Jan Scheffer: How I Became an Oxfordian


It was in third form of grammar school in 1964 when my English (Language and Literature) teacher, Joost de Lange announced: “Now we have to talk about Shakespeare”. He began: “there are various theories about the author, that he was ...

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Derek Jacobi and Mark Rylance Reaffirm Support for Doubting the Stratford Theory

Sir Derek Jacobi and Mark Rylance Discuss Declaration of Reasonable Doubt

In response to the many recent commemorations of the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare, two great Shakespearean actors, Sir Derek Jacobi and Mark Rylance, went on National Public Radio and on YouTube to reaffirm their adherence to the Declaration of ...

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Joella Werlin: How I Became an Oxfordian

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A few years back, I was a guest at a duo-piano recital in the elegant Portland home of a prominent arts patron, Mary Tooze. Her name, now her memory, is significant because—then unbeknownst to me—Mary was an early, generous supporter ...

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Spreading the Shakespeare Authorship Message in South Florida

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Tom Regnier has recently appeared on television and in person promoting the Shakespeare Authorship Question in South Florida (Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties). On March 25, 2016, Tom’s TV interview on Spotlight on the Arts was aired in South ...

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Craig Smith: How I Became an Oxfordian


It was the first showing of PBS Frontline; “The Shakespeare Mystery” in 1989. I was living in Santa Cruz, California, it was just after the 1989 Earthquake and this was like an ‘earthquake’ in my mind! I felt immediately and ...

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Non-Stratfordians Respond to 400th Anniversary of Shakspere’s Death

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April 8, 2016 This month, as Stratfordians commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of the Stratford grain merchant who is widely credited with writing plays under the name “William Shakespeare,” John Shahan of the Shakespeare Authorship Coalition reports that ...

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